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Florence Masebe gives nod to move aimed at improving rights of creatives

5 February 2020 3:01 PM
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Labour Department
Basic Conditions of Employment Act
actors
creative industry
Actress

The actress says there are no rights on the most basic of things in the industry and the notice is a step in the right direction.

The Employment and Labour Department is urging stakeholders in the film and television industry to make input on the Basic Conditions of Employment Act notice.

The notice seeks to afford actors and crew members the same rights as other workers, including sick leave, minimum wage, maternity leave, and compensation claims for occupational accidents among others.

Clement Manyathela speaks to seasoned actress Florence Masebe about the move.

If you look at the work that we do it is the most insecure and most unstable.

Florence Masebe, Seasoned actress

There are no rights on the most basic of things. This is a step in the right directions.

Florence Masebe, Seasoned actress

Listen to the full interview below...


5 February 2020 3:01 PM
Tags:
Labour Department
Basic Conditions of Employment Act
actors
creative industry
Actress

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